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Why is Hypospadias Surgery not a simple or minor operation? 0

Is Hypospadias Surgery a Minor Operation?

Doctor, we thought Hypospadias surgery is a minor operation. Only after my son’s operation failed 2 times, I realised that it is a major and difficult operation. Last week I had a call from...

Types of Hypospadias 0

What are the Types of Hypospadias

‘What are the types of hypospadias? What is the basis on which hypospadias is classified as various types? Is there any difference between surgery for mild, moderate and severe cases of hypospadias? How is...

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Two-Stage Hypospadias Repair

Last week we operated on 2 children with severe hypospadias. One of them underwent stage 1 operation. The other child, who had undergone stage 1 operation last year, now underwent stage 2 operation. When...

Single-stage repair of hypospadias 0

Single-Stage Repair of Hypospadias

Hypospadias is a common congenital defect. The severity of hypospadias varies in every child. Many hypospadias are mild or moderate variety, which means that the urinary opening is on the penile shaft and the...

Hypospadias Surgery 0

Assessment of Outcome of Hypospadias Repair

About 2 years ago, I operated on a child with distal hypospadias. When he saw me, he had one failed operation already (done elsewhere), with complete dehiscence of the repair. I performed a re-operation...

An adult man with untreated hypospadias can have many problems because of both cosmetic and functional reasons 0

Adult with Untreated Hypospadias

Recently I saw a 40-year old Adult with hypospadias . He apparently underwent one operation 25 years ago but the operation failed and he has been living with hypospadias ever since. However, the operation had...

Hypospadias is a very complex reconstructive operation. There are over 200 techniques of hypospadias repair described. 0

How I devised my own Technique of Hypospadias Repair

Hypospadias is a very complex reconstructive operation. There are over 200 techniques of hypospadias repair described. Many of these techniques are not used anymore. Presently in hypospadias surgery, about 8-10 techniques are regularly employed by...

What is the right age for hypospadias surgery 0

What is the right age for Hypospadias Surgery?

This is another query commonly asked by the parents. I have dealt with this question in the ‘FAQ’ section of my ‘Hypospadias Surgery’ book. In most standard textbooks, the best time for hypospadias operation...